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Lower natural gas consumption keeps down consumption growth
Dutch households spent 0.6 percent more on goods and services in the first month of this year than in January 2006. They spent 0.6 percent less on goods.
Modest consumption growth
Household spending on goods and services was 0.5 percent up in July 2014 from July 2013. In May and June household spending was approximately at the same level as one year previously.
Dutch Trade in Facts and Figures, 2022
The fact that the Netherlands, as a small and open trading nation, is highly interconnected with other countries becomes particularly clear during a crisis.
Household consumption down
Household spending on goods and services was 1.1 percent lower in February 2010 than in February 2009. In January, household spending was 0.7 percent down on one year previously. Households have been...
Domestic biomass consumption
Biomass consumption decreased between 2000 and 2006, then increased in 2007 and 2008 partly due to increased imports of cereals, oleaginous products, food products and wood.
Inflation down on Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba
In Q1 2023, consumer goods and services on Bonaire were 4.5 percent more expensive than one year previously. The inflation rate was still 8.1 percent in Q4 2022.
Modest consumption growth due to lower natural gas consumption
Household consumption barely increased in the first months of 2011. Spending on goods and services was 0.3 percent higher in February than twelve months previously. In January, consumption grew by...
The goods and services consumed as inputs by a process of production, which are transformed into new products at the end of the process such as raw materials, semi-manufactured goods, services of...
Obesity, smoking and drinking hardly down since 2018
In 2021, half of the adult population in the Netherlands were overweight. This is the same as in 2018 at the start of the National Prevention Agreement.
Household consumption remains low
Dutch household spending was 3.1 percent lower in June 2009 than in June 2008. In April as well as in May household spending dropped by 3.7 percent. Domestic household consumption has been lower than...
Household consumption dramatically down
Household spending on goods and services was 3.0 percent down in November 2012 from November 2011, the most substantial decline in more than three years.
Household consumption marginally higher
Household spending on goods and services was 0.3 percent higher in July 2011 than in July 2010, whereas in June, household spending was 1.0 percent down on one year previously.